Articles by Peter Luhanga

Parents make desperate plea for placement, but schools are full

More than 8,600 Western Cape learners have not yet found places

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26 February 2021

“God always puts something out for us” says scrap collector

Even shack fires can be an opportunity

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22 February 2021

Families without water as City of Cape Town contract expires

Residents of Dunoon informal settlement block roads in protest

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10 February 2021

Mother of five children killed by illegal electricity connection

Siyahlala informal settlement in Dunoon has never been electrified as it is on Transnet land

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8 February 2021

Overcrowding in Wolwerivier triggers land occupation

Families moved to the “temporary relocation area” have grown in size over the past five years

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23 November 2020

Dunoon mother and six children among families left homeless after blaze

Some people started rebuilding on Tuesday after the homes of 139 people were gutted by a shack fire on Monday

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4 November 2020

Subsistence farmers under siege from land occupation

Shacks have been erected in the middle of their crops in Dunoon

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27 October 2020

Dunoon residents hire their own janitors to clean communal toilets

City says dispute over EPWP contractors is delaying the process to hire janitors to clean toilets

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26 October 2020

City gets court interdict to clean Dunoon toilets

Sanitech has had to be accompanied by law enforcement

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28 September 2020

Showdown in Dunoon over toilet companies

Toilets cleaned free of charge by Mshengu Toilet Hire as Dunoon residents ban Sanitech from operating

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8 September 2020

Relocation of 1,500 Dunoon families postponed until at least next year

Neighbouring business owners object to relocation, say there are better alternatives

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8 September 2020

City withdraws advert to lease golf club for less than R1k per month

Controversy mounts over Cape Town’s low leases for leisure activity properties amid housing shortage

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24 August 2020

Dunoon residents empty toilets on N7

Poo protest comes after residents reject new toilet contractor

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17 August 2020

Business is booming for shack builders in Dunoon

Councillor says illegal occupations are jeopardising housing plans for the area

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14 August 2020

People empty poo buckets in road as toilet dispute festers

Dunoon’s communal toilets have not been cleaned since 3 August

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12 August 2020

Dunoon residents threaten to empty toilets on N7

Petitioners tell City of Cape Town to dump contractor

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29 July 2020